What Influential Jewish Fellow Was Born November 27, 1874? Originally Published November 25-26, 2022.
Here is a hint to the answer to our question for those who have heard the story over morning minyan breakfast: this person was first cousin to the mother of our friend Joe Charny. Dr. Chaim Azriel Weizmann was born in Motol, Belarus, to Ozer & Rachel Leah Weizmann. He would study biochemistry in Switzerland […]
Here we address a few questions we have received whose answers do not necessarily require a full column. When do we begin counting sheloshim, the 30 days after someone passes away? The day of the funeral (the day of burial) is Day 1. This is also how we count shiv’ah, the seven days of mourning. […]
We have already discussed how study can elevate the soul of a lost loved one, doubly if we say the Kaddish DiRabbanan after studying since the Mourner’s Kaddish is embodied therein. Some say that a similar path toward elevation is fond remembrance of time together. This year, your correspondent has been remembering the eleven we […]